Clubhouse, a Tiny Audio Chat App, Breaks Through

SAN FRANCISCO — Robert Van Winkle, who is better known as the rapper Vanilla Ice, held court online last week with more than 1,000 fans. In a rambling conversation, Mr. Van Winkle praised the poses of the 1990s band Bell Biv DeVoe and demurred when asked about his relationship with Madonna. He dispensed advice on […]

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Social media, music world go dark for Black Out Tuesday – The Denver Post

NEW YORK — Though Black Out Tuesday was originally organized by the music community, the social media world also went dark in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, joining voices around the world outraged by the killings of black people in the U.S. Instagram and Twitter accounts, from top record label to everyday people, […]

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Social distancing requirements from coronavirus bring uncertainty for summer camps

Even before Denver Zoo canceled its Summer Safari, Lesley Millhouser was reluctant to send her children to the camp that at least one of them has attended for seven years. “It makes me nervous to put my kids out touching things because it’s a danger to others,” Millhouser said. After surveying parents and talking to […]

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Burundi blocks social media on election day

Burundi has blocked social media platforms on election day as voters choose a leader to replace long-serving president Pierre Nkurunziza. The BBC has confirmed that Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter are not accessible. Only those using Virtual Private Networks (VPN), which mask a user’s identity, can access the social media sites. The authorities have not responded […]